Definition of Moans

1. Noun. (plural of moan) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of moan) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moans

1. moan [v] - See also: moan

Lexicographical Neighbors of Moans

mo-ped
moa
moabi
moai
moan
moaned
moaner
moaners
moaneth
moanful
moaning
moaning Minnie
moaning dove
moaning doves
moaningly
moans (current term)
moany
moar
moas
moastly
moat
moated
moating
moatlike
moats
mob-handed
mob cap
mob caps
mob rule

Literary usage of Moans

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"... 1'he Lovelock of Montrose," "moans of the Heart-strings," Having corresponded with Miss Ruds;e, the gii'ted poetess ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"By the common custom, witness moans the custom of gentlemen. The house which the Queen first occupied at Naples was not large enough for her suite. ..."

3. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"... isle Trembles and moans, and thick fumes mantle heaven. That night in screen and covert of a grove We bore the dire convulsion, unaware Whence the loud ..."

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